[Dovecot] Bug tracking system

Johannes Berg johannes at sipsolutions.net
Fri Feb 16 21:21:10 UTC 2007

On Fri, 2007-02-16 at 10:02 -0500, Gerard wrote:

> Forcing the reporter to be a registered user is a good thing. 

No, it's absolutely not.

> I worked
> on a project for awhile where it seemed that every jerk would submit
> some sort of report. The reports were usually incomplete and since there
> were no accounts linked to the reports, there was no way to contact the
> OP. In my opinion, if the bug-reporter cannot take the time to register,
> then they can just keep their bug-reports to themselves.

You're saying "not anonymous reporter" == "registered user" which is not
true at all. I'm fine with doing stuff via email, and I sometimes even
sign up for bugzilla accounts, but mantis sometimes doesn't even let you
*view* things without logging in via some strange guest account thingie.
It's convoluted.

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